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George Elliott Clarke

Origin Story: George Elliott Clarke (Part 2)

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“Voices started to shout, ‘Preach it!’ ‘Testify!’ ‘You’re home now!’”

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DUPLICITY, from George Elliott Clarke’s Gold

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My double visage suits my double tongue—

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A map of Halifax in the 1950s by George Elliott Clarke

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The Motorcyclist is a novel of Halifax in the Jim Crow era and shows the clearest of colour lines as itmaps the city and its late 1950s landmarks. Yet, the issues Carl and the women he loves and hurts remain as current as asphalt.

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Origin Story: George Elliott Clarke (Part I of 2)

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“That summer — 1975 — I started to write songs. I wrote four songs a day and I did that for two or three years.”

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The Many Hues of George Elliott Clarke

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Henceforth, no one in Canada may pretend that white settler poetry is somehow “neutral” or unmarked, or that our colonial history may be simply resumed in a tale of two founding nations.

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Best Gift Books – Our Staff Picks:

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Best Gift Books – Our Staff Picks: We’re having trouble resisting a good old-fashioned book-buying spree. But this time with loved ones in mind.

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Revolutionary Rocky Jones

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“If you want to help me, don’t come into my community to do things for me or give me advice. Go to the person who’s got his foot on my neck, talk to him, fight with him, because that’s where you’ve got to be.”

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